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Hello QuiltBug Friends!
Beginning July 7th we will be closed on Sunday's until after labor day! 

Information about Shop Hop 2020 will be coming out in October, keep your eyes on this newsletter for all the juicey details!  

Robbie's next Top-Off Day is Monday September 9th from 1:00 - 2:00. Robbie will be coming to the shop for Top-Off Days on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 1 to 2pm.  Come on in to drop off your tops

QuiltBug is in Row x Row 2019: the theme is Taste the Experience, Row x Row is in full swing.  If you are participating stop in to get your kit.  We've had a winner! 
Mary Phillips! Check out her quilt it's double sided.  

We continue to have our TGIF Friday afternoons of open sew.  Starting at 1:30 Tamara will be here to support you in doing any of your unfinished projects or quilting wishes. 

We have openings in our beginners and combo classes on Wednesdays, and on alternating Saturdays.  Call the shop at 518-280-2586 or go-on line @ for the details.   

As usual there is always something buzzing at the QuiltBug!!  

 On September 14th Ann celebrates her 1 Year Anniversary owning the QuiltBug by sponsering an Open House.  All types of fun stuff will be happening that day.  Benartex fabrics will be in the shop all day talking about their Batik line, Kathryn Greenwold will be here appraising quilts, and other fun happenings will take place throughout the day!  Stop in and celebrate with us! 

Sue Pritt Joins in September 21st for the Barnyard Christmas class, it's a stunner!  This class is full however Sue has added and additonal day in November 9th which has seats available.  

On October 24th, Latefa will make Kimberbell’s Whimsy Winter pillow.  It’s perfect for the couch during the winter.


A Snowman Lap quilt classis taking place on Friday Oct. 4th, come on into the cool air and make this adorable winter quilt.  This is a throw size, or you could make it bigger -- it would be loved by any child or adult!


Looking ahead to September and October


Kathryn GreenwoldWill be here September 14th and she is setting up quilt appraisal sessions at the QuiltBug!  Kathryn is a quilt appraiser, judge, teacher and her quilts have been on exhibit in national and international shows. Kathryn is certified to appraise quilts. Call Kathryn at 518-370-1667 snag and appointment.


Sue Pritt will be teaching her Barnyard Christmas or the Best Friends applique patterns on Saturday, Nov. 9th Grab the Barnyard kit at the shop and save a ton of time cutting!  These two wall hangings are stunning. Best friends can be created in the colors of your pets! Don’t miss this chance to work with Sue, you will truly be impressed.  Call the shop at 518-280-2586 or go-on line @ to sign up.


The Massachusetts Quilt Shop Hop!

  •         Saturday, October 19th!
  •         Leaving the QuiltBug parking lot at 8:00 A.M
  •         Returning around 7:00 P.M.
  •         Bring your lunch, no glass bottles please.
  •         Cost is $39.95 a person, call or visit the shop to sign up
  •         Sign up quickly there only 35 seats available!  For a list of the Shops participating visit

Did you know we now carry Quilter’s Dream batting in various sizes, both 100% cotton and 80/20.  We have access to all types of Quilter's Dream and we can order for you anything we don’t have in the shop.  If we don't have what you need let us know and we can get it!

Monthly: Plan to drop off your quilt top or pick up a quilt from Robbie Sutton our Long arm quilter and is the owner of Pieceful Hollow Designs.  Beginning in July Robbie will visit the shop the first and third Monday of the month between 1 and 2 pm to accept your tops and review quilting options with you.  That's Top Off Day:-)) If you can't make it on that day, you can leave your tops at the shop after you pick out a quilting design from her design book.  Once Robbie picks it up you are well on your way to having a finished quilt!  Robbie will call you when your quilt is done.

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Your QuiltBug Friends,

Ann C, Sherri, Leslie, Tamara and Karen, Ann B

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